Christophe is a seasoned advocate and communicator with 25 years of corporate, consulting, NGO and institutional experience. Highlights of his corporate career include heading up Government Relations for McDonald’s in Europe and managing International Public Affairs for Yum! Brands (KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell) across 100 countries. In this latter capacity, Christophe had the honour of spearheading a long-standing partnership with the World Food Program aiming at resource mobilisation and raising awareness around global hunger.
Christophe also enjoyed his time as Head of Corporate Communications at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), which allowed him to grasp a thorough understanding of the International NGO community and of its advocacy challenges.
Christophe set up CLC Consultant in 2016, an advocacy and reputation consulting firm established in Nyon, advising companies, trade associations, International Organisations and NGOs on their advocacy and communications strategies.
Additional professional activities include serving as Executive Director of the European Centre for Public Affairs, a Brussels-based think-tank devoted to promoting excellence in public affairs and corporate affairs headhunting services with Dober Partners.
Christophe started his career as an expert at the European Parliament before moving on to leading public affairs and communications agencies in London, Brussels and Geneva. He holds Masters’ Degrees in Political Science and International Affairs.